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Inter Defender Cristian Chivu Returns To Full Training With Helmet - Report

Inter defender Cristian Chivu underwent his first full training session since suffering a head injury with the aid of a protective helmet, according to

The Romanian international fractured his skull in a clash with Chievo Verona striker Sergio Pellissier on January 6 and required immediate surgery. However, his rehabilitation has reportedly gone better than expected after he was initially ruled out for the season.

The 29-year-old was seen wearing a helmet similar to the one that Chelsea shot stopper Petr Cech has been using since his head injury in 2006.

At this point, it remains unknown if the player will use the head piece only for a short time or if he will continue to use it once he resumes playing in official matches for the Nerazzurri. He is expected to be back in the line-up sometime in April.

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